Julie Pearce was born and raised in Brisbane, Australia, where she studied music. She started her film career in Sydney where she worked in every department of post production sound, specializing in Foley mixing, ADR recording, and music editing. In Australia, Julie worked with acclaimed Directors Jane Campion, Gillian Armstrong, Peter Weir and Phillip Noyce. Films Julie worked on include: “The Truman Show,” “The Quiet American,” “Rabbit-Proof Fence,” and many others. She has received several Australian Screen Sound Guild Awards, and in 2001 Julie was recognized by the Queen Elizabeth II New Year’s Honors list, awarding her an Australian Centenary Medal for her contributions to Australian Society and Australian Film Production. Her work in both Australia and in the United States has earned her several MPSE Golden Reel Nominations.
In 2002, the Warner Bros. crew of The Matrix Interactive Game, The Matrix Anime and The Matrix Revolutions moved from Sydney to Los Angeles, and invited Julie to continue her work with them in Southern California. From 2003-2011, Julie worked for the editorial firm Modern Music. Among Julie’s music editorial credits, is the Academy Award winning feature film “The Hurt Locker.”